JHU SAIS to Host Conference on Privacy and Globalization of the Internet


The Johns Hopkins Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) will host a high tech conference, "Privacy and the Globalization of Cyberspace," on Wednesday, October 11, from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m.

The daylong conference includes the following sessions:
8 a.m. - Registration
9 a.m. - Opening Remarks
9:15 a.m. - Keynote Address by Rod Schrock, chief executive officer, AltaVista
10:30 a.m. - Privacy and Global Cyberspace: Where to Draw the Line on Industry Self-Regulation?"
. Jodie Bernstein, director, Federal Trade Commission's Bureau of Consumer Protection
. Harris Miller, president, Information Technology Association of America
. Daniel Jaye, chief technology officer, Engage
Noon - Lunch
1:30 p.m. - "Personal Privacy and National Security: Striking a Balance"
. Jamie Gorelick, vice chair, Fannie Mae and former deputy attorney general
. James Woolsey, former director, CIA and partner, Shea & Gardner
. Michael McConnell, vice president, Booz, Allen & Hamilton and former director, National Security Agency
. Victor Sheymov, chief executive officer, Invicta Networks, Inc.
3:15 p.m. - "Defining Privacy in Cyberspace: International Perspectives"
. Gus Hosein, deputy director, Privacy International-London
. Hurst Lin, co-founder and U.S. general manager, SINA.com (leading Chinese Internet portal)
. Julien Delisle, executive director, Office of the Privacy Commission of Canada
. James Steinberg, senior advisor, The Markle Foundation
5 p.m. - Networking Reception

The conference, free and open to the public, will take place in the Kenney Auditorium of the Nitze Building, located at 1740 Massachusetts Ave., N.W., in Washington, D.C. Hosted by SAIS' Center for International and Business and Public Policy, the conference's corporate sponsors include AltaVista, Booz, Allen & Hamilton and Capital House Merchant Bank. To register online, visit http://sais-jhu.edu/bizgovcenter or call (202) 663-7787.

Members of the media who want to cover the conference should contact Felisa Neuringer in the SAIS Public Affairs Office at (202) 663-5626 or fklubes@jhu.edu.

Tuesday, October 3, 2000
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Contact Person: 
Felisa Neuringer Klubes
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(202) 663.5626